Important funding application dates

  1. AINSE Research Awards
  2. ARC Discovery Program - DP16, DE16, IN16 & FL15
  3. NHMRC - Project Grants, ECF, CDF
  4. Australian Army Research Scheme

1. AINSE Research Awards

Applications for Research Awards - 2015 Round 2 - NOW OPEN               

GEOI due

Internal Deadline

Return to Researcher

Final Submission

External Deadline

02/03/2015

17/03/2015

23/03/2015

9am 30/03/2015

31/03/2015

AINSE provides funds to assist researchers employed at member universities and institutions to gain access to the national facilities at ANSTO and other AINSE facilities. Funding is provided for one year. Round 2 funding for 2015 runs from 1st July 2015 to 30 June 2016. Access to ANSTO facilities through AINSE is now provided on an in-kind basis.

AINSE offers two rounds to access research funding per year:

Round 1 – funding runs from 1st January to 31st December

Round 2 – funding runs from 1st July to 30th June of the next year

SUBMITTING YOUR APPLICATION

Before commencing your online application, please submit the Grant Expression of Interest (GEOI) form to research.funding@federation.edu.au as soon as possible.

All 2015 Research Award online applications (form Award-R2 2015) must be submitted via the AINSE Portal, http://grants.ainse.edu.au/ , including scanned signature pages of the online application.

Please note that students are not eligible to be the Chief Investigator on the application form and therefore cannot submit this form.  The form must be submitted by the Chief Investigator who can list students under their supervision.

The Grant Expression of Interest (GEOI) form and Grant Approval Coversheet form can be found at http://federation.edu.au/research-and-innovation/research-funding/grants-forms .

If you have any questions please contact the Research Funding Team at research.funding@federation.edu.au

Applications close 31st March 2015

Please note: if you would like to apply for access to equipment at the Bragg Institute you must apply through ANSTO's Bragg Institute portal.

2. ARC Discovery Programs - DP16, DE16, IN16 & FL15

Funding rules

The funding rules for the Discovery Program commencing in 2016 have now been released by the ARC, see further details below.  This incorporates the funding rules for:

  • Discovery Projects (DP16)
  • DECRA (DE16)
  • Discovery Indigenous (IN16)
  • Australian Laureate Fellowships (FL15)

Researchers intending on developing a proposal are strongly encouraged to speak with their Exec Dean/ADR/Head to discuss plans, partner investigators, budgets, etc., as well as internal Faculty deadlines.

Additional resources

Read more about the scheme at:

Deadlines

Please note the important dates below, including the Grant Expression of Interest (GEOI) form internal deadline, due to research.funding@federation.edu.au by:

SchemeRelease of funding rulesGEOI due at Research FundingProposals open in RMS2.0Internal compliance reviewResearch funding closeProposals close at ARC
Discovery Projects (DP16)13/10/20147/11/2014Dec 20144/02/20153/03/20154/03/2015
Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DE16)13/10/201428/11/2014Early Feb 201525/02/201523/03/201525/03/2015
Discovery Indigenous (IN16)13/10/201421/11/2014Jan 20152/03/201530/03/20151/04/2015

Contact Research Funding team

If you have any queries regarding the Discovery Program, please contact the Research Funding team at research.funding@federation.edu.au.

3. NHMRC – Project grants, ECF, CDF

The funding rules for applications submitted in 2015 have been released by the NHMRC.  These plus further scheme specific rules, advice and instructions can be found on the NHMRC website below.

This includes information for:

  • Project Grants
  • Early Career Fellowships
  • Career Development Fellowships

Researchers intending on developing a proposal are strongly encouraged to speak with their Exec Dean/ADR/Head to discuss plans, partner investigators, budgets, etc., as well as internal Faculty deadlines.

Further information

Read more about the scheme on the NHMRC website.

Deadlines

Please note the important dates below, including the Grant Expression of Interest (GEOI) form internal deadline, due to research.funding@federation.edu.au by:

Scheme

GEOI deadline

Applications open in RGMS

Minimum data in RGMS

Internal compliance review

Internal deadline for Final proposals

Proposals Close in RGMS

Project grants

2/01/2015

14/01/2015

18/02/2015

11/02/2015

16/03/2015

18/03/2015

Early career fellowships

14/01/2015

4/02/2015

n/a

25/02/2015

30/03/2015

1/04/2015

Career development fellowships

14/01/2015

4/02/2015

n/a

25/02/2015

30/03/2015

1/04/2015

Contact Research Funding team

If you have any queries regarding these grants, please contact the Research Funding team at research.funding@federation.edu.au

4. Australian Army Research Scheme

The Australian Army's Strategic Plans Branch is seeking service providers to undertake paid research on topics that will inform future land force development and modernisation.

Consideration of Round Three applications will begin in March 2015 with contract commencement from 1 July 2015.

Areas of interest are wide ranging and include operational, technological, social, cultural and organisational topics. Researchers from all disciplines are encouraged to apply.

Further information

More information can be found on The Australian Army website

Deadlines

Please note the important dates below, including the Grant Expression of Interest (GEOI) form internal deadline, due to research.funding@federation.edu.au by:

GEOI deadline

Internal compliance review deadline

Return to researcher

Final submission deadline

External deadline

30/01/2015

27/02/2015

6/03/2015

9am 13/03/2015

15/03/2015 (Sunday)

Contact Research Funding team

If you have any queries regarding these grants, please contact the Research Funding team at research.funding@federation.edu.au.

Budget support and information

For assistance with the Project Budget Costing Pro-forma, please contact:

Tara Harle
Email: research.funding@federation.edu.au.